Intellectual property attorney, Vice-president at YANAGINO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY FIRM
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After receiving a law degree, worked at a major manufacturer of FA (factory automation) equipment before joining the present company. Acquired a Masters Degree “MSc in INNOVATION MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP” at The University of Portsmouth in the UK. Upon returning to Japan, assumed the present post, the main tasks of which are solving critical IP (intellectual property) problems for owners of small and medium-sized Japanese companies. Such problems include contract issues, litigation cases in Japan, international counterfeit products, and trademark squatting particularly in China. Our company maintains active relations with a network of international lawyers in many other countries in all areas of the world.